Category Archives: PT

Fidget Spinner Workout!

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Right now, fidget spinners are everywhere.  Whether they are banned from your school or not, here is a fun way to add in some overall exercise while your spinner spins! You can download your FREE fidget … Continue reading

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Therapist & Family Resource of the Week: Brain Injury Hub

Here is a great resource I was introduced to through Twitter.  Unfortunately, I was not good enough to remember who tweeted it.  My apologies! The Children’s Trust is a national charity working with children who have multiple disabilities and complex … Continue reading

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PT Corner: Hand and Foot Play

[Source: Starfish Therapies] Hand and foot play is an important part of a child’s development.  So is bringing the feet to their mouth (unfortunately I didn’t get a good picture of that!).  So what are some of the reasons it … Continue reading

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Special Education Receives Slight Increase in FY 2017 Funding Bill

[Source:  Council for Exceptional Children] Last week the U.S. Senate passed a $1.1 trillion funding bill, which adverted a government shutdown and will fund the government through September 2017. The U.S. Department of Education’s overall budget is $71.6 billion, a … Continue reading

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PT Corner: Strong Outer Hips (Aka Abductors)

[Source: Starfish Therapies] One of the muscles we focus on when we are working with kids, or young adult (or even ourselves if we’re being honest) is the hip abductor, or the outer hip muscle. This muscle may be on … Continue reading

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